Culloden, Battle of | Scotland | 1746
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Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden, October 1892
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The notes include that Donald Livingstone, fought at the Battle of Culloden aged eighteen, where nine of his men were shot carrying the Prince's flag. He took the flag and 'swathed [it] round his body. He was shot down and was thought to be dead but he got up with nine bullet wounds - flesh wounds which were seen in his body when he died aged 79 or 80 years old'. There are...
Scope and Contents Note about a stone belonging to Angus Macinns [MacInnes], piper to James Stewart, esquire, of Fasnacloich [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and his wife Ann Stewart. The note states that the piper was at Culloden.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about 'Am Muilear Beag' that he must have been the miller of Innerfola [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and at [the Battle of] Culloden and that 'Carmichaels [were] great cronies of Innernahyles [Stewarts] - his leine chneis' [leine-chneis or leine-chnois 'confidant']. Also notes that the word 'fonnag' means a small man.
Note about Cladh Churalain [St Cyril's Graveyard], a gravestone inscription and drawing, 29 August 1883
Scope and Contents Note about Cladh Churalain [St Cyril's Graveyard] that it is 250 feet above sea level and surrounded by a 'good oblong square dyke'. Also, inscription of the gravestone of Hugh MacColl, late of Caolas Na Con [Caolasnacon, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], who was a native of Glencreran [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and was at the Battle of Culloden. The note is accompanied by a drawing of a heart and a gun and the date 1794.
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about footprints in a rock left by the Lochaber women who stole cheese from Cuiralainn [Curalan/St Cyril]. This rock sheltered men after the Battle of Culloden.
Scope and Contents Note about men who fought at Culloden hiding in Dòmhnall nan Òrd's cave and that 20 of them who died were from Glencreran [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], and were very young: 'on whom fias[a]g [beard] did not mark'. The Glencreran men were commanded by Stewart of Airdsheile, who is noted as being 'a fine sword man'.
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks containing draft translations of Jacobite poetry, handwritten in pencil by Mrs W.J. Watson. Contents include, 'Lament for William Chishol of Innsnanceann', 'Culloden Day', 'Falkirk' and 'Song to Prince Charlie'. The inside cover of one of the notebook reads, Jacobite Poetry, E.C. Carmichael, 32 Polwarth Gardens, Edinburgh.
Scope and Contents Place-name and archaeological notes relating to Loisgcintir [Losgaintir/Luskentyre, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] made on a journey with Rev Donald MacKintosh, priest, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Mr Archie MacRae, Huisinis, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, observing a small old building on 'Tar'cul (cal?) Taigh Mhic Loaig [deleted]' noting that the place-name elements Lusk and Lisk are common in Scotland and in Denmark and how Mr Don[ald] MacRae remembers that when he was ten years old his ploughman...
Scope and Contents Story about Captain [Caroline] Scott probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, aged 88, crofter, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay. Described as 'notorious', the story states how Scott and his soldiers who carried themselves 'most ferociously' hanged a big, strong man named Iain mac Fhearchair ic Mhurachaidh ic Neill with out a trial or a judge. The story tells how the soldiers 'amused them[selves] by flaying the cattle of the people alive and allowing them to run mad about the island.' One man wisely...
Scope and Contents Story about Donald Molach [Livingstone], that he brought two horses back from the Battle of Culloden and gave one of them to 'James a Ghlinne - Stewart of Glenure', having fought under the banner of the Stewarts and taken up the flag [Gleann Iubhair/Glenure, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].